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The scope of the course includes diseases of the lids and lacrimal system, ocular surface, and cornea; uvea; refractive surgery; epidemiology and clinical trials of anterior eye disease; differential diagnosis; new diagnostic tools; management strategies to include both current and future therapeutic approaches, influence of therapy on disease course, iatrogenic disease and anterior eye manifestations of systemic diseases; management of chronic disease, referral criteria and surgical management; management of myopia and amblyopia; prescription writing, record keeping, liaising with other health care professionals; legal framework and obligations, ethics, co-management.

Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 1



Delivery Mode

Partially online

Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: PHAR3306 and VISN3111 and OPTM3133 and OPTM3201 and OPTM3233 and OPTM3205 and OPTM3105

Course Outline

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Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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